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#17 of 30 Bar in Sliema


Bar, Mediterranean, European
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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night, Drinks
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1.2 miles from St. John's Co-Cathedral
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Food not bad, service not good and the worst thing the toilet, only one ladies , dirty and flushing not working ,would not have expected this following the closure!!!!.would not recommend it to any of my friends and surely not visit again.

Date of visit: May 2021
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The worst restaurant ever tasted in Malta. We payed 30€ per person just for pasta, bruschette and water: the dishes were all frozen products, definitely not worthy. Be aware of this place

Date of visit: January 2021
Reviewed February 21, 2021 via mobile

We have visited this place late in the afternoon. We live minutes away from it however was our first time here. We ordered a burger and chicken Caesar wrap and some drinks. Food was not great (how can you mess up Caesar wrap?) staff not...attentive at all and just busy talking to each other although it was just us and one more table. Interior reminds of a cheap canteen. Reading latest reviews that says food is amazing - I don’t know, have you people ever tried a GOOD food? Or are these fake. This made it to top 5 worst places we visited in Malta (and we’ve been to many in the last two years)More

Date of visit: January 2021
Reviewed February 6, 2021 via mobile

Wonderful food and beautiful view! Menu has wide range of choices for everyone as well. Recommend it!

Date of visit: February 2021
Reviewed January 17, 2021 via mobile

Great service and amazing food. The new menu is great!!! And I definitely recommend the daily specials

Date of visit: January 2021
Reviewed January 17, 2021

We visited Fortizza, casually on a cold evening, without knowing what to expect. The restaurant is situated inside of an old fortress with seating both outside and inside. We chose inside as its pretty huge and spacious, which is a bonus for times like these....Their menu has been recently updated and we chose something from the new additions. I had a mouth watering pork belly which was to die for. Super tender meat which melts in your mouth, can't recommend it enough. Portions are generous and I was definitely glad the next morning with my pork belly leftovers! My friend had duck leg, which was also very tender and delicious from what I heard. If you don't know where you're heading, I would definitely choose Fortizza.More

Date of visit: January 2021
Reviewed January 8, 2021

The service was excellent and the food was great. Friendly staff and great atmosphere. Also very good prices. Very much recommended!

Date of visit: January 2021
Reviewed January 2, 2021

Excellent food, excellent service and excellent location. I visit very frequently and definitely will keep on going.

Date of visit: January 2021
Reviewed December 22, 2020 via mobile

We always go to Il Fortizza for great food, happy hour, and cosy atmosphere ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ Today we tried out the new food in the menu and these are very tasty and bursting with flavors.Servings are pretty generous as well. The place is very spacious and...is open air so during times of covid, this is a recommended place to hang out. Staff are accommodating and the owner is very kind :)More

Date of visit: December 2020
Reviewed December 15, 2020

Today we had a very nice lunch at this restaurant. Very good food. Waitress Christina was very helpful in suggesting home made items which were delicious. And impeccabile service. Thanks will be back soon.

Date of visit: December 2020
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Response from kat_rich-tea | Reviewed this property |
It is. But the original floor of cobbles could prove a challenge
March 13, 2016|
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Response from Charles M | Reviewed this property |
I agree with Phil, but worth the effort between the food and view. It made you want to stay longer and relax. I'm back in MI and it's 62 degrees today. If you're there soak it up and relax and enjoy the sun and fresh air.
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  • iL Fortizza is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travelers:
    • Food: 3.5
    • Service: 3.5
    • Value: 3.5
    • Atmosphere: 3.5